SHRM-Certified Professional (CP®) and SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SCP®)

Earn the New Standard in HR Certification

Establish yourself as a globally-recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification. The SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®) certifications validate that you have demonstrated you have the competencies and knowledge required to be a successful HR professional.

Demonstrate that you have the competencies and knowledge to be a top notch HR professional when you earn the new SHRM-Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) and SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®) credentials. This new standard in HR Certification will help establish you as a strategic, globally-recognized HR leader.

Topics covered in this program include:

  • HR Competencies (Leadership & Navigation, Ethical Practice, Business Acumen, Relationship Management, Consultation, Critical Evaluation, Global and Cultural Effectiveness, Communication)
  • People (Strategic Planning, Talent Acquisition, Employee Engagement, Learning & Development, Total Rewards)
  • Organization (Structure of the HR Function, Organizational Effectiveness, Workforce Management, Employee Relations, Technology Management)
  • Workplace (HR in the Global Context, Diversity & Inclusion, Risk Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, Employment Law & Regulations)

For the past 12 years Northern Illinois University’s Professional HR Certification programs have been recognized as one of SHRM’s “Top 20” University programs with pass rates that consistently exceed national averages. Our SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) and SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®) Certification Preparation Courses will help you achieve your goal of earning the prestigious SHRM credentials.

 

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13 Week Evening Courses

Register Online Dates Location Time Price Event Number
Register Mondays,
2/11/2019 - 5/6/2019
NIU Hoffman Estates
5555 Trillium Blvd.,
Hoffman Estates, IL
6 - 9 p.m. $1,400 - Regular
$1300 - SHRM member/NIU alumni
#16421
Register Mondays,
2/18/2019 - 5/13/2019
MicroTrain Facility
200 W. Adams St., Ste 410
Chicago, IL
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. $1,400 - Regular
$1300 - SHRM member/NIU alumni
#16422
Register Tuesdays,
2/12/2019 - 5/7/2019
NIU Rockford
8500 E. State Street,
Rockford, IL
6 - 9 p.m. $1,400 - Regular
$1300 - SHRM member/NIU alumni
#16417
Register Tuesdays,
2/19/2019 - 5/7/2019
UCP Sequin
7550 W. 183rd St.,
Tinley Park, IL 60477
6 - 9 p.m. $1,400 - Regular
$1300 - SHRM member/NIU alumni
#16420
Register Wednesdays,
2/13/2019 - 5/14/2019
Trinity International University
2065 Half Day Road, Deerfield, IL
6 - 9 p.m. $1,400 - Regular
$1300 - SHRM member/NIU alumni
#16418
Register Thursdays,
2/21/2019 - 5/16/2019
NIU Naperville
1120 E. Diehl Rd., Naperville, IL
6 - 9 p.m. $1,400 - Regular
$1300 - SHRM member/NIU alumni
#16419

*Register at least 10 days prior to start of course date to avoid $100 late registration charge.

Fast Track and Online Courses

Intensive 6 Saturday Fast Track Course
(6 structured classroom courses meeting 7 hrs. per course session)

Register Online Dates Location Time Price Event Number
Register Saturdays,
3/30/2019 - 5/11/2019
NIU Naperville
1120 E. Diehl Rd., Naperville, IL
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. $1,450 - Regular
$1,350 - SHRM member/NIU alumni
#16423

12 Week Interactive Online Courses
(Instructor-led 2 hours sessions, discussion board and assigned online activities)

Register Online Dates Location Time Price Event Number
Register Tuesdays,
2/26/2019 - 5/14/2019
Online 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. $1,550 - Regular
$1,450 - SHRM member/NIU alumni
#16424

Individuals holding the new SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credentials may take this course to earn credits to meet re-certification requirements.

6 Week Intensive Interactive Online Courses
( Instructor-led web-conferencing sessions, discussion board and assigned online activities)

Register Online Dates Location Time Price Event Number
Register Mondays and Thursdays,
10/22/2018 - 12/6/2018
Online 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. $1,550 - Regular
$1,450 - SHRM member/NIU alumni
#16016
Register Mondays and Thursdays,
4/8/2019 - 5/16/2019
Online 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. $1,550 - Regular
$1,450 - SHRM member/NIU alumni
#16425

*Register at least 10 days prior to start of course date to avoid $100 late registration charge.

Individuals holding the new SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credentials may take this course to earn credits to meet re-certification requirements.

PAYMENT PLAN OPTION TERMS & CONDITIONS: The credit card payment plan option is available for registrations completed at least 30 days in advance of the program start date. Payment terms: 25% of the total cost will be charged to the credit card at time of registration. Any outstanding balance will be charged to the credit card 14 days prior to the program start. Payments may be made prior to the final due date by contacting Outreach Registration (800) 345-9472. Payment in full must be confirmed before shipment of any course materials. Standard cancellation policies apply.


Illinois Veterans and Illinois National Guard Grant Programs: This program is not eligible for funding under the IL Veterans and IL National Guard Grants. IVG and ING grants apply only to those programs assessing tuition and mandatory fees. NIU Outreach is licensed to deliver this program by the sponsoring professional organization. The registration fee for this program is not based on tuition and fees and includes course materials, licensing fees, catering services, and instructional costs not covered by the IVG/ING grants.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Funding: Certain unemployed or underemployed Illinois candidates may be eligible to receive funding for this program under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Visit https://www.illinoisworknet.com/WIOA for more information.

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Contact Us

Donna Mann, Director 
Credentialing Programs 
Phone: 815-732-6249
Email: dmann@niu.edu

Jennifer Kopecky
Phone: 815-753-0771 
Email: jkopecky@niu.edu 

Registration by phone
Call 815-753-0277 or
Toll Free 800-345-9472
Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (CST) for live assistance.

All cancellation and transfer requests must be in writing. Email Outreachregistration@niu.edu or fax 815-753-6900.